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Entertainment Chadwick Boseman’s Last Film, ‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’, Releases First Images

10:17  01 october  2020
10:17  01 october  2020 Source:   deadline.com

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Opposite Boseman in his final film , Davis delivers a star turn in another August Wilson adaptation produced by Denzel Washington, this time directed by George C. Wolfe. Movies| First Look: Viola Davis and Chadwick Boseman in ‘ Ma Rainey ’ s Black Bottom ’.

With Chadwick Boseman , Viola Davis, Glynn Turman, Colman Domingo. Adapted from two-time Pulitzer Prize winner August Wilson's play, MA RAINEY ' S BLACK BOTTOM celebrates the transformative power of the blues and the artists who refuse to let society's prejudices dictate their


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The final film of Chadwick Boseman’s incandescent career has released its first images of the late star.

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Fans were shocked last week by the news of Chadwick Boseman 's death; and as is always the case with artists, the public mourned both for the man—a With his career cut short, it seems that Netflix's upcoming Ma Rainey ’ s Black Bottom , an adaptation of the famed August Wilson play, will be

Chadwick Boseman talking on a cell phone © SAG-AFTRA Foundation

Director George C. Wolfe’s adaptation of August Wilson’s stage play Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom stars Viola Davis in the title role, with Boseman as a band member. The film centers as a recording session in Chicago by the “Mother of the Blues” as the vehicle for larger discussions on race and soceity. The film is scheduled to bow on Netflix on Dec. 18.

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The supporting cast includes Glynn Turman, Colman Domingo, and Michael Potts, with Denzel Washington and Todd Black as producers.

Boseman died in late August from colon cancer. His career resumes includes film homages to music’s James Brown and baseball pioneer Jackie Robinson, as well as his star turn as the King of Wakanda in the blockbuster action film Black Panther.

"I need you to get me out of here": Chadwick Boseman's last words to his brother before he dies .
© SIPA "I need you to get me out of here": Chadwick Boseman's last words to his brother before dying It is news that moved the whole Hollywood: actor Chadwick Boseman died suddenly at the age of 43 on August 29 from colon cancer. The Black Panther star, who had kept his illness a secret, made a final request to his older brother Derrick before he died. After posting last April on Instagram a thinness that worried his fans, Chadwick Boseman passed away on August 29 at the age of 43 .

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